Taymor’s Steinem biopic casts Lulu Wilson, Julianne Moore – Brandy McDonnell reports

Lulu Wilson, 13, has been picked to play young Gloria Steinem in Julie Taymor’s biopic The Glorias: A Life on the Road. Julianne Moore will play Steinem present dat, and Alicia Vikander is in negotiations to play the feminist and activist from ages 20 to 40. The film will be based on Steinem’s memoir.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, May 16 – May 22: MAGGIE’S PLAN

Opening May 20, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Maggie’s Plan, the new comedy from celebrated writer/director Rebecca Miller (Personal Velocity, The Ballad of Jack and Rose, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Read on…

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Ten Noteworthy Female Performances at TIFF 2015 – Pam Grady Reports

With the Toronto International Film Festival, the Oscar season officially opens in North American. Oh, there are other fall festivals

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FREEHELD, HE NAMED ME MALALA, THE MARTIAN and Other Oct 2 Openers – Reviews by Jennifer Merin

In Freeheld, Julianne Moore and Ellen Page are brilliantly courageous and poignant as domestic partners crusading for spousal benefits. He

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, September 28-October 4: FREEHELD

Opening October 2, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Freeheld, starring Julianne Moore as a terminally ill police officer fighting to ensure that her pension goes to her partner (Ellen Page). Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Feb. 23-March 1: MAPS TO THE STARS

Opening Feb. 27, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Maps to the Stars, director David Cronenberg’s descent into the dark heart of the film industry. Mia Wasikowska takes the role of Agatha, a new arrival in Hollywood, who finds herself working as a personal assistant to the unhinged actress Havana (Julianne Moore), who is haunted by the ghost of her dead mother and never far away from a complete breakdown. Read on…

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